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EL. PA DA EDERALD, EL PASO. TEXAS. THURSDAY, JUARUH U, 1901. 4;30 P. M. 21st. Year, jVo. 69 Price Five Cents. SO ELY $200,000 IN MACHINERY DUEL WILL RESULT CRUISER NEW YORK 1 A X IT IS TIME TO BEGIN To Institute a Suitable form of Civil Government in the Philippines. I V I .1 TAFT COMMISSION Is Ordered by the President to Make a Report at Ur.ce, Outlining a Y an of Action. WASHINGTON, March 14. The Taft committee has been ordered to forward to the war department Its recommenda tions for the form of government to be adopted in the Philippines. The president feels that the time has come for prompt action and he wants it carried out at once. In the order of the president and of Secretary Root no intimation is given of the nature of the scheme of govern ment. The committee has not been hamper ed by any suggestions from Washing ton, but acts entirely on its own judg ment as to what is best for the Fili pinos. CARNEGIE GIVES ANOTHER PROOF OF HIS GRINDING SOULLESS SELFISHNESS. PITTSBURG, Pa,. March 14. There is great joy here today over the an- nouncement of the princely gift by Andrew Carnegie of five millions of dollars to be used as a pension fund for his old workmen. The announcement was not made un til Carnegie sailed yesterday for Eu rope and it is all the more graceful for that circumstance. The news spread rapidly through the great Homestead works, and many a "God bless you" went up for the phil anthropist. In this city Carnegie's name has al ways been respected, he having made many gifts in the public interest but his name is on every tongue now as one revered. This gift does not in any way change the status of the workmen's insurance fund, that now contains two million dollars of the savings of workingmen, and upon which the company pays six per cent interest, loaning the money to employes to build houses with. THE TRAIN CREW THAT WERE IN THE JIMENEZ WRECK HAVE BEEN RELEASED. Special to The Herald. CHIHUAHUA, Mex.. March 14. The railroad crew arrested at Jimenez for the recent wreck has been released on condition that the men will appear when needed. They are Conductor Gory, Brakeman Jones, and one engineer. BIG TOBACCO WAREHOUSE AND FACTORY BURNS IN KEN TUCKY WITH GREAT LOSS. CLOVERPORT, Ky., March 14. The Vv i - li miDa waA wwvma anil ajtmw nf the American Tobacco comnanv were I American Tobacco company were 1 destroyed by fire early this morning. It was the largest establishment of the kind in Kentucky and the loss is very heavy. CLOVERPORT, Ky., March 14. Not only has the American Tobacco works been destroyed, but the town is prac tically wiped out by fire. The los sis already nearly a million dollars. The blaze was started by the bursting of a natiirpl gas pipe. EX-SENATOR WOLCOTT WILL'BE MADE SECRETARY" OF THE IN TERIOR. IT IS SAID. WASHINGTON. March 14 In semi ofilcial circles it is declared this morn ing that there is no question but that Senator Wolcott. of Colorado, will be appointed by the president in a few days, secretary of the interior in place of Hitchcock, of Missouri, who is ready to resign. . POPULAR WANTS. 10 cents a line, once: 20 cents a line, three times. Six words to line. I normous Deal Brought to a Head in Connection with Refugio Mine. THIRTY-FIVE CARS Will be Required to Bring the Plant in Sections from the Factory to the Mine. A ing deal in which all the largest' min machinery houses in the United States were" entered in competition has just been closed and the parties 'who closed it are stopping at the Sheldon hotel. The transaction covers the in stallation of one of the biggest plants tor leaching low grade ores ever put in by any of the mining machinery com panies of this country and the biggest ever sent across the Rio Grande into the republic of Mexico. The cost of the machinery and in stallation will be upwards of $200,000. It will require 35 railroad cars to trans port the machinery in sections from tli i3 country to Parral, its destination. When completed and in readiness for operation it will have a capacity for the treatmen of 100 to 120 tons of low grade ore every 24 hours. The property on which this big plant will be installed is well known to the mining men of this country and Mex ico as "The Refugio." It is located near Parral on what is known as the Vita Grande dike, and is one of the best producers in that region of rich mines. Its output has only been limited ac cording to the number of men em ployed, but at the present time it is producing upwards of $150,000 a month Mexican money. ine owner oi u is Angei uarcia. a wealthy Mexican of the Parral district On account of the lack of facilities for handling the low grade ores more at tention has been given to the ores car rying smelting values. Realizing the necessity for getting the. values out of the low grade ores which are said to be almost inexhaustible Angel Garcia de cided to install a plant that would take care of it in large quantity. Bids wtre asked for and representa tives of all the mining supply houses in this country hurried to Parral. The contest was a close and bitter one but the big machinery house of Frazer & Chalmers of Chicago won out. They bad an agency in the firm of Fogerty & Dickinson at San Luis Poto si and from the moment when bids were called it is said that one of these two hustling Americans always lived with Angel Garcia. A few days ago Knut Posse, at one time a resident of El Paso, but now the engineer for the firm of Frazer & Chalmers, passed through here on his way to Mexico. The object of his trip was to assist the local agents of the firm at San Luis Potosi in gathering in the contract. Mr. Posse and Mr. Fogerty returned from their trip yesterday and are jubilant over their big success. The next step will be a fierce com petitive contest between the railroads coming this way for the job if hauling I thirty-five cars of heavy machinery some two thousand miles. ALL PRELIMINARY ARRANGE MENTS FOR" SURRENDER OF BOERS HAVE KEEN MADE LONDON. March 14. All arrange ments for the surrender of the Boers are practically completed in Pretoria, according to dispatches to the war de partment this morning. There are a number of malcontents of the l!oer side and it is evident that all responsibility for the surrender will be put on the shoulders of Both. CONSTRUCTION ON THE ST! L WELL ROAD TO BE BEGUN INSIDE OF TWO MONTHS. Special to The Herald. CHIHUAHUA, Mex.. March 14. lo cating Engineer Osborne returned to day. He will make the permanent sur vey for the Stilwell road. He asserts that construction will commence in two months out of Chihuahua. I WAKE UP I EL PASO A Washington Special to the Dallas News Says: Secretary Cortelyou is already at work uponthe itinerary of the President's Weste n trip. It is settled that a number of stops will be made, but all the invita tions cannot be accepted. So far, it isde termined ihat stops will be made at San Antonio and ! Paso, b-1 other invitations a? e under consideration- It has not bean settled yet that Presi- dent Diaz will meet the President at EI Paso. That part of it is altogether a mat t terto be settled by President Diaz. :M"M:::..:::..:.:":":.v:..:::"M.v :::.:-::: :..: ::-::::::.-: President McKinley's Proclamation About Ex-President Harrison WASHINGTON D. C. March 14. following proclamation : "By the president of the United States, a proclamation Executive Mansion. Washington, D. C. March 14, 1901. . To The People of The United States: "Benjamin Harrison, president of the United States from 1889 to 1893 died yesterday at 4:45 p. m., at his home in Indianapolis. In his death, the country is deprived of one of its dearest citizens. A brilliant soldier in his young manhood, he gained fame and rapid advancement by his energy and valor. As a lawyer he rote to be a leading and honored member of the bar. In the sen ate he at once took and retained his rank as an orator and legislator; and in the high office of president he displayed extraordinary gifts as administrator and statesman. In public and private life he set a shining example for his countrymen. "In testimony of the respect in which his memory is held by the govern ment and th people of the United States. I do hereby direct that the flags on the executive mansion and the several department buildings be displayed at half mast for a period of thirty days and suitable military and naval honors, under the orders of the secretaries of war and navy be rendered on the day of the funeral. , "Done at the city of Washington this fourteenth day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and one, and of the independence of the United States of America the one hundred and twenty-fifth. (Seal.) WILLIAM M'KINLEV, By the President: JOHN HAY Secretary of Suite. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.. March 14. A message from the president and Mrs. McKinley reached Mrs. Harrison this morning from the white house, saying: "In the death of General Harrison the country has lost a distinguished statesman, a devoted compatriot, and a n exemplary citizen. The people of the nation mourn with you. You have the heartfelt sympathy of Mrs. McKinley and myself in the hour of overwhelming (Signed.) Feud Between Howards, Whites, Bakers and Philpots is Oyer CHICAGO. 111.. March 14. A special from London. Kentucky, announces that through the effort of Circuit Judge Tinsley the long standing feud be tween the influential families, the Howards, the Whites. Bakers, Gerards, and Philpots. has been brought to a close. The warring factions agree to live in piece and quiet hereafter. The feud dates back eight years, when Dr. Baker killed his brother-in-law Bates. Itoth had married into the Wh ite family. Baker then went under the protection of eGneral Gerard. Since then manv lives have been lost in the family warfare. IT IS WILL SAID THE STEEL TRUST ' R. BUILD STEAMKRS OF THEIR OWN. NEW YORK. March 14. It is an nounced today in financial circles that the steel trusts will build a large fleet of steamers to carry its products abroad the same as the Standard Oil company has done. ? v I t X President McKinley today issued the sorrow in your home. "WILLIAM M'KINLEY." R. WRIGHT NOMIATED FOR i MAYOR AND H. M. ORAHQOD FOR CITY ATTORNEY. I DENVER. March 14. The republican' city convention nominated Robert R.I Wright for mayor and H. H. Orahood. Senator Teller s partner, for city at- 1 torney. From the Rash Action of Boni-de- Kleptomaniac in -City of Paris SLAPPED EDITOR Because the Latter Said Something Derogatory to the Good Name of Castellane. PARIS. March 14. This city has a brand new sensation today. The Figaro this morning appeared with a thinly veiled article derogatory to the Castellanes and their American family. The count sought out the editor at his residence in company with four as sociates, and slapped the editorial chief real hard. A duel will immediately follow this insult to French honor and Parfs jour nalism. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 MARKETS. Ti 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 i Today's quotations on the New York stock exchange, Liverpool cotton the New York board of trade, and the El Paso Mining exchange, as given below, are as received over pri vate wire at the El Paso Stock and Mining exchange, Sheldon hotel block, Oregon street: - STOCKS (New York.) Open Close American Sugar 139 139 American Steel & Wire 39 38 Atchison Pfd 92 92 Chicago Gas 105 105 Louisville & Nashville . . . . 95 954 Federal Steel .43 43 Manhattan '.121 120 Mexican Central 19 19 Missouri Pacific .. .. .-."..92 92 Northern Pacific 83 84 Tenn. Coal & Iron 54 54 SILVER. Silver in New York 61. Mexican money in El Paso 5050. STOCKMEN IN A SCRAP, ONE SHOOTS ANOTHER IN SAN AN TONIO. Special to The Herald. SAN ANTONIO. March 14 J. Mc Kenzie shot John Gallagher this morn ing at 3 o'clock on the Alamo plaza, and the latter may die. Both are visiting stockmen from Tom Green county. Neither party to the affair will make statement. A PRIZE FIGHTER KILLED BY AN OTHER TOUGH CHARACTER OVER A WOMAN. ' DENVER. March 14 James Coogan. the lightweight prize fighter, was shot and instantly killed this morning by a tough character known as Plunk Sal ter. The murder occurred in a saloon in the tenderloin district, and is the re sult of a quarrel' over a woman of the town. Salter is in jail. .'RESOLUTION INTRODUCED DE MANDING SPEAKER MONTGOM ERY TO APOLOGIZE. DENVER. March 14. A resolution was introduced in the state legislature today, demanding that Speaker Mont gomery apologize to the house for al leging that certain members were bribed. Montgomery refused to make an ; apology, and an effort will be made to depose him. OTIS. N. M March 12. Stock are doing fine. 'working will scon commence. I am in- formed that new comers are looking around here. We aro having soine wind and it is pretty rocky t0tlay' 1 " '"formed that the Santa Fe men are going to , ... . commence work on their extensions t,oon. Will Take a Consul General and Make a Visit on the Sultan of Morocco TO COLLECT DEBTS That are Owing Americans, and the War Ship will Await the Result of the Mission. NEW YORK, March 14 A special to the World says that the cruiser New York will stop at Tangiers on her way to Manila and take on board Consul General Glimmers, who will visit the sultan of Morocco and demand that the government settle certain claims of American citizens. The battleship will await the result of the consul general's mission. HARRISON'S SON AND. DAUGHTER UNRECONCILED TO THEIR FATHER AT THE LAST. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., March 14. Ex-President Harrison died late yester day afternoon. The estrangement that existed be tween. General Harrison and his grown up children does not appear to be mod- . ified by death. Today Russell Har rison ,the ex-president's son, and Mrs.. McKee, his daughter, arrived here They declined to stay at the Harrison mansion. , .They have viewed the body of their father but have only the most formal and perfunctory condolence for his wife. They cannot forgive the .living apparently and the dead do not forgive it would seem, for although General Harrison died a very rich man, his pos- . sessions are all left to the widow, it is . said, his children being cut off with the proverbial shilling. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., March 14. Sculptor Maloney successfully made a plaster mask of General Harrison this afternoon. Messages of condolence are pouring in from all distinguished people here and abroad. PRINCETON, March 14. Ex-President Cleveland announces this after noon that lie will be unable to attend the funeral of General Harrison at In dianapolis next Sunday. THE DUKE WAS A LiTTLE TOO HASTY IN DECLARING POR TIA'S SUIT OFF. LONDON. March 14 The Duke of Manchester having stated that the ae- Iise suit of Portia Knight had been dropped, the lady's counsel have writ ten to afternoon papers denying the statement and saying that the courts will decide the suit. A BIG SUIT HAS BEEN FILED IN VOLVING GREAT COPPER MIN ING INTERESTS. NEW YORK. March 14. A copper suit for over five million dollars was filed in the supreme court here today I It is brought by the Montana Ore Purchasing company against the Butte and Boston Consolidated Mining com-. pany. It is alleged that the defendants en tered into a conspiracy with Mr. Morse. THE PRESIDENT HAS APPOINTED ' COL SANGER ASSISTANT SEC j RETARY OF WAR. WASHINGTON. March 14. The presdient this afternoon appointed Col. Sanger, of New York, as assistant sec- . retary of war. It is also announced that he person ally requested Senators Piatt and De pew to withdraw their opposition to Sanger. DENVER ALDERMAN FALLS OUT OF A WINDOW FROM SIXTH I STORY. DENVER. March 14 Aldernuin Jas. A. Cherry fell from the sixth story of the Arapahoe building last night and was instantly killed.